Drought Causing Low Lake Levels

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Parks have taken a big financial hit this summer, as area lakes have been much lower than normal. Currently, Emigrant Lake is 30 percent full, and Howard Prairie Lake is 37 percent full. The Jackson County Parks Department said it has caused several boat ramps to be closed much earlier … Continue reading »

Greenway Work Completed

More than $1 million of repairs have been completed on the Bear Creek Greenway. The Jackson County Parks Department says it has finished repairing cracks and re-paving areas of a seven-mile stretch of the greenway. The work had begun this past May, and some work still needs to be finished on a bridge near I-5 … Continue reading »